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GAMEDAY: vs. Syracuse 1/25
January 25, 2017Posted by on
Home Game: 20
Who: Syracuse Crunch
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Saturday at home against Hershey, the Pens won 5-1. Ryan Haggerty scored two goals. For Syracuse, the Crunch were shutout at home by the Utica Comets 4-0.
Last Meeting: January 16 in Syracuse, the Crunch won 4-1. Carter Rowney scored for the Penguins, Adam Wilcox stopped 31 shots for the Crunch in goal.
Record: For WBS: 30-9-3-0 (63 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SYR: 20-12-3-5 (48 pts., 1st place North Division)
Why you should care: Penguins host the North Division leading Crunch in a midweek affair. Call this a trap game for the Penguins here. It’s a sleepy midweek January home game against an opponent who is coming off getting shutout by its biggest rival.
Referee(s): Ben Moser / Michael Mullen
Linesmen: Matt McNulty / Jason Mandroc
Television: AHL Live
Promotion(s): PA Lottery Giveaway (fans 18 and older)
Other Game to Watch: The Binghamton Senators are slowly edging their way towards playoff contention and travel tonight to Allentown to take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
Next Five Games: @ UTI 1/27, @ BNG 1/28, STJ 2/3, LV 2/4, vs. STJ 2/8
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